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Produced in cooperation with the American Geological InstituteWith teacher's guide SummaryEstablishes a parallel between the constant flux of the atmosphere and hydrosphere and the deformation and movement of the lithosphere. Examines evidence that underground rock can simultaneously break and flow under high pressure and temperature. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Geodynamics, Earth sciences, Geology, Geology, Earth sciences Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
This exceptional film was made during the eruption of Kilauea on Hawaii's Big Island. Shows stages of volcanic activity and a detailed view of a major volcanic eruption. Describes techniques used in measuring earthquake activity. Here are terrific shots of geotometers and seismographs. In making the film, editor Ulf Backstrom held filmmaker Bert Van Bork by the belt while he took precipitous shots hanging over lava vents. Van Bork burned through two pairs of Hush Puppies while filming.... Topics: volcanoes, geology
Doris Sloan, professor emeritus UC Berkeley in Geology, long-time Bay Area resident, once involved in the effort to stop the Bodega Bay Nuclear Plant, founder of the environmental studies program at UC Berkeley, interviewed as part of the Shaping San Francisco "Ecology Emerges" oral history project. The project documents participants in the ecology movement in the San Francisco Bay over the past 50 years. Topics: nuclear power, Bodega Bay, geology, Berkeley, University of California, environmental studies
Created in the 1960s by the Shell Oil Company, "The Fossil Story" explains the importance of fossils to geologists who are searching for oil, and examines the role of paleontologists in interpreting the nature of the pre-historic world. This film was one of a series created by Shell to educate the public about geology, oil exploration, and the petroleum industry in general in this period.Fossils (from Classical Latin fossilis; literally, "obtained by digging") are the... Topics: Oil Refinery, Oil Field, Geology, Paleontology, Dinosaur, Petrolium Industry, Royal Dutch Shell,...
Contrasts the life of wild fish and hatchery-raised fish. Shows the stripping of eggs and sperm from adult fish by hatchery workers, the embryos, and the emergence of young fish from eggs, followed by the raising of the fish in hatchery tanks and their subsequent release into streams. Musical accompaniment, no narration SummaryCompares the life cycles of trout in a mounta./ia mok and trout protected and raised in a trout hatchery. Without narration. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Trout, Fish culture, Mountains (Geology), Mountains (Geography) Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Presents the results of the preliminary investigation of the lunar samples. Includes biological and chemical studies and the distribution of the lunar material to the scientists for further analysis. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. Topics: NASA, Apollo 11, Apollo 12, lunar geology
The Making of a Continent II: Part 1 -- Collision Course Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryContinues the epic story of the formation of North America, to the heart of the continent. Chronicles its forging by titanic mountain - building processes, its population by an enormous variety of wildlife, the changes in the land as European settlers turned 'The Great American Desert' into the most productive agricultural area on earth. Part 1 of... Topics: Series: The Making of a Continent II:, Series: The Making of a Continent (1983), Rivers, lakes and...
'Controversy Over the Moon' (1971) 15m, dir. Charles L. Finance. This film describes the efforts of scientists to determine the composition of the moon and how it affects the solar system, what meteors aremade from and how craters are formed. The debate here, between geologists Jack Green, who advocates vulcanism, and Eugene M. Shoemaker, who advocates meteorite collision, is over what caused the Copernicus carter. Another in the AGI (American Geological Institute)'Eath Science' series of films... Topics: afana, moon, geology, meteors, craters, astrology, volcanoes
Principal scientist: Dr. Charles Hosler of The Pennsylvania State UniversityExplores the problem of atmospheric pollution through an imaginary interstellar space trip. Looks at types of pollutants and generally effective methods of dispersal and removal from the atmosphere -- convection, large-scale wind flow, and precipitation. Includes animation and live photography. From the American Meteorological Society series SummaryExamines the problem of atmospheric pollution by taking the viewer on an... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Aerosols, Air, Diffusion, Clouds, Fog, Atmospheric sciences, Geology,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation